Entries for March 2013

MP urges blood donors to roll up their sleeves

  Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson today lead by example and rolled up her sleeves to participate in the Australian Red Cross Easter blood drive.   She urged locals to spare an hour of their time over the Easter break to help save up to three lives.   Fiona Simpson said that... ... (27-Mar)

MP urges blood donors to roll up their sleeves

Have your say on the Queensland Plan - a 30 year vision for Queensland

Recently, Premier Campbell Newman launched a 12 month process to develop a long term vision for the State - The Queensland Plan.  This Plan will be a collaborative process involving community members, business and industry representatives and all levels of government. The Queensland Plan ... ... (26-Mar)

More Funding to ‘Fix Our Schools’

Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson has welcomed the Newman Government’s commitment to provide a further $100 million to revitalise Queensland state schools. Ms Simpson said the Fixing Our Schools Fund would target Queensland schools with the biggest maintenance backlogs and was on top of the $20... ... (25-Mar)

Supporting vulnerable Sunshine Coast children

Some of the Sunshine Coast’s most vulnerable children and their carers will benefit from continued support thanks to a renewed funding commitment from the Queensland Government. Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said the Sunshine Coast Cooloola Sexual Abuse Prevention and Intervention Program... ... (21-Mar)

More Funding Wins for Local Sports Clubs

Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson today welcomed news of further funding wins for sporting and recreation clubs in the Maroochydore electorate. Ms Simpson said that many clubs in her electorate had been successful in gaining grants of up to $10,000 for equipment and activities to increase memb... ... (20-Mar)

Maroochydore bus station contract awarded

Construction is about to begin on the new Maroochydore bus station with the awarding of a $6.8 million contract today. Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson said the contract had been awarded following a competitive tender process for the delivery of this crucial piece of infrastructure for public t... ... (14-Mar)

State Funding Wins for Coolum Clubs

Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson today congratulated the Coolum and District Netball Association and the Coolum Croquet Club on gaining funding through the first round of the Get Playing funding. Ms Simpson said that the Coolum and District Netball Association will receive $26,000 to install sh... ... (14-Mar)

11 New Police on the Beat for the Sunshine Coast

Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson welcomed news that 11 new first year police constables have been added to the Sunshine Coast Police force.   In a ceremony today Minister Dempsey congratulated and welcomed the induction of 128 new First Year Constables (FYC) from the Oxley Queensland Pol... ... (07-Mar)

Queensland Inspirational Women’s Award Nominee

Speaker of the Queensland Parliament and Member for Maroochydore Fiona Simpson today congratulated Maroochydore resident Linley Erskine on being nominated for the Speaker’s inaugural Inspirational Women’s Awards for her work in pioneering a disability support agency “A Key for Me”.   Linley E... ... (07-Mar)

Queensland Inspirational Women’s Award Nominee

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